>>>>> "adritter" == adritter <adritter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
adritter> For those moms concerned with choking, I agree with the
adritter> poster above who responded to my original message: slice
adritter> the grapes in half. I never gave these to my kids
adritter> because I never thought about it, but I have witnessed 7
adritter> and 8 month olds gumming them whole with- out a problem.
adritter> But, much better to be safe than sorry. And yes, Susan,
adritter> frozen peas are also a good choice and my two children
adritter> enjoyed them. Although as teens now, peas are *not*
adritter> their favorite vegie.
When my oldest started teething, we discovered that he preferred to
gum a nice cold, juicy dill pickle! (Credit grandpa for the discovery
- he used one to 'plug' up a crying boy in a restaurant :)